The Arizona Medical Marijuana Act

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“It’s a Wrap”

By | May 25th, 2012|General|

It’s been a busy week for our medical marijuana team.  Our 2-week dispensary application period ended a couple of hours ago…  as did the hearing regarding adding new debilitating medical conditions. We received 484 dispensary applications over the last 2 weeks.  As you know, we have 126 Community Health Analysis Areas (CHAAs) and a maximum [...]

Dispensary Medical Direction is a Go

By | May 8th, 2012|General|

One of the outstanding legal uncertainties regarding our implementation of AZ Medical Marijuana Act has been the Compassion First v. Brewer  lawsuit that challenged our authority to require future dispensaries to have a Medical Director.  We’ve always thought dispensary medical  direction was a key component to making sure that future dispensaries act in the best [...]

Medical Marijuana (Cannabis) Ballot Language Finalized

By | August 23rd, 2010|General|

The language for all of the ballot propositions, including the Arizona Medical Marijuana (Cannabis) Act, was approved this week.  Last week, an analysis of the initiative for the voter guide was written by the Legislative Council.   The actual words that will be on the ballot for Proposition 203 is as follows:   Proposition 203 – [...]

Medical Marijuana (Proposition 203)

By | July 15th, 2010|General|

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, an Initiative called the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act will be on the Ballot this November.  We organized several teams (behavioral health, substance abuse, public health, licensure, rules, IT, and administrative council etc.) to examine the Initiative over the last few weeks.  You can read a news article this week [...]

Medical Marijuana’s on the Ballot

By | June 7th, 2010|General|

The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office determined that enough valid signatures were turned in to put “The Arizona Medical Marijuana Act” on the November 2 ballot as a voter initiative.  Basically, if the Act were to pass and be certified, it would create a system so that “qualifying patients” could apply to dispense, use and [...]

Medical Marijuana

By | April 22nd, 2010|General|

A group called the Arizona Medical Marijuana Policy Project turned in signatures in support of a proposed “medical marijuana” voter initiative for the November 2 ballot. Election officials will be busy over the next couple of months to determine whether enough of the submitted signatures are valid.  If enough of the signatures are valid, if [...]